Barbara Lee

Merriam-Webster dictionary is using Rep. Barbara Lee's words to explain what 'woke' means

California politics updates: State sends signal of 'resistance' to President Trump Sept. 19, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

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  • Lawmakers in Sacramento adjourned the 2017 legislative session in the wee hours Saturday.
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